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From: Mat Marcus (mmarcus_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-03-26 11:39:50

--On Tuesday, March 26, 2002 10:07 AM -0500 David Abrahams
<david.abrahams_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On the basis of seeing that the LL authors appear to be actively looking
> at other entries in the field and seem to be open to suggestion, I vote
> to accept the library.

I'm glad to see your yes vote, Dave. I think Jaako and Gary's work is

> To recap the things I'd like to see happening:
> 3. I hope that someone with the energy and expertise to make LL work
> with vc6 will step up to the task. Unfortunately, it seems unlikely that
> the guy who did that for Phoenix will be all that interested, since he
> surely has a tool which serve his needs at this point.

I offered to help at the 2nd template metaprogramming workshop, but at the
time the authors felt like it would be too much work. There were also some
questions as to whether it would be possible without massive changes. I am
renewing my offer. But I don't have the bandwidth to work on the whole
thing by myself in any reasonable amount of time, so I would need some
collaborators. Also, the task will require some support from Jaako and
Gary. Are you guys interested? If so, would you be interested in
communicating some of the tougher porting problems so we can determine if
there might be workarounds. Perhaps some sample code from the return-type
calculator together with a brief account of any workarounds attempted. BTW,
I'm also interested in a MetroWerks port. Were there major issues, or
didn't you try?


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